Trade deal optimism lifts global shares
Equities hold near two-month highs amid strong US corporate earnings as the focus turns to the Federal Reserve rate decision
London — World shares steadied near two-month highs on Monday, boosted by the hope of a trade deal and strong US corporate earnings, while the dollar traded near its highest in a week before a Federal Reserve rate decision.
MSCI’s All Country World index, which tracks shares across 47 countries, was up 0.04% on the day. It was just off its highest level since July 27...